Occupational Medicine Specialist / Occupational Health Specialist
HR Studio
Cape Town, South Africa
13h ago

We're looking for

Our client is looking for a passionate Occupational Medicine Specialist / Occupational Health Specialist, the successful applicant has an affinity for and first-hand experience in quantitative aspects of occupational health and occupational medicine, including monitoring and evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of interventions aimed at the prevention and management of occupational health risks and diseases.

Who are you?

  • You have a good understanding of the core concepts of statistics and epidemiology.
  • You are excited about your own continuous professional development in analytics and data science.
  • You thrive in an interdisciplinary team.
  • While you do not lose focus of the ultimate goal of safeguarding and improving the health and safety of members of the workforce, you also like working on projects that focus on higher level outcomes such as access to health care, quality of care, population-level effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, and a holistic view of health and well-being beyond the boundaries of your field of specialization.
  • You are comfortable working in a high-velocity environment, using lean and agile practices and workflows.
  • You take pride in what you do and you welcome constructive feedback.
  • You have a high EQ, making you a great communicator and collaborator.
  • You are a self-starter with a strong intrinsic drive.
  • You are passionate about leveraging data and technology for effective, scalable, and traceable modern occupational health and medicine.
  • What's the role?

    You will be responsible for :

  • Consult to the company's clients as well as to other team members on matters within the field of occupational medicine and occupational health.
  • Translate the client's requirements, questions, and concerns into appropriate solutions. These solutions may come in the form of the production and socialization of insights into past, the current, and projected occupational health status of the client's workforce;
  • the design of surveillance studies and / or implementation studies; and the development of new or revised protocols, policies, and guidelines.

  • To be effective, working closely with other team members within the company's team and the client's team will be essential.
  • These colleagues include other occupational health professionals, business analysts, data scientists, epidemiologists, statisticians, UX and graphic designers, implementation scientists, as well as experts in data protection and compliance, data engineering, medical ethics, product and project management.

  • Matric
  • A degree in medicine, as well as a degree in Occupational Health and / or Occupational Medicine and / or industrial hygiene.
  • You have worked with data analysts, statisticians or data scientists.
  • You have experience managing occupational health projects for large workforces.
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